Timothy Patitsas teaches Ethics at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School Of Theology and the dean of Hellenic College. His new book “The Ethics of Beauty” deals with how the world presents itself liturgically through patterns found in human action.
We will look at the general symbolism of epidemics using the current crisis as an example of how the pattern of infectious diseases plays out in society. We also examine the strange stories of epidemics in the Bible.
We examine the symbolic structure within the Lord’s Prayer.
This is the third and final parts of an event which was organized by the Boston Fellows www.bostonfellows.com and Orthodoxy on Tap.
I give a tour of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Boston with Fr. Demetrios Tonias who is the dean of the church.
Christopher Ruocchio is the author of the Sun Easter series published by Penguin Random House. We discuss the apotropaic possibilities of Heavy Metal, how it can be used as a way to warn us of evil and chase it away. We also look at how this inverted symbolism can be subversive as well.
Looking at the narrative about art and technology, how they are related to the fall and how Christ transform that relationship into a new glory.
We look at the Parable of the Sower as a meta-parable which gives us the very structure of meaning making and an image of how the worold lays itself out.